Large spouted basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 40 cm (5 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

34-4-15

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, squared
Base: round
Surface Condition: white slip; exterior scratched
Vessel Condition: repaired; complete
Decoration:
Other: pinched spout; two ledged handles

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X, 1299. 1934: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition